Professor Karen Sliwa has put South African, and African, cardiology on the map. This year, the members of the World Heart Federation selected her as the president-elect of the body. Her choice to study medicine in Germany and work in South Africa were both serendipitous.
After completing their award-winning documentary, the Lost Tongue
production company, Mvura Ya Afrika Productions, want to return to the San community and build a community centre to help save the rich culture of the San.
A South African teenager has walked away with the Google Science Fair Grand Prize. Kiara Nirghi’s winning entry is an economically friendly and sustainable solution to drought. She hopes her project will improve food security and the lives of people.
A South African woman wrote a book about 50 ways to style a doek
, a South
African headwrap. And if you don't have a scarf or wrap handy, she can even show you how to do
it by using a T-shirt or a pair of jeans.
Two South African female authors share the journey of their writing process. The books they
have penned address issues many women can identify with, one of which tells stories of 11 other
More stories from this section...